The plight that never shuts up

by Ilana Mercer -- An import from "liberated" Iraq, hostage taking is an increasingly popular pastime in the Palestinian Authority. There are no aversive consequences such as, say, punishment. Opportunity costs are more…

Battle the 'anointed elite'

by Letter of the Week -- Editor's note: This Letter of the Week is in response to a letter to the editor that appeared Aug. 29. It is reprinted here for the reader's convenience: more…

Nasrallah: Why is Israel so mad?

by Hal Lindsey -- Hezbollah's Hassan Nasrallah said in an interview on Lebanese television last week that he never dreamed taking Israeli soldiers hostage would start a war. "You ask me, if more…

The media's war against America

by Melanie Morgan -- The reputation of the news media continues to sink to new lows, and the media have only themselves to blame. It's hard to feel too much pity for more…

Why did Wal-Mart go 'gay'?

by Kevin McCullough -- I have long been a huge fan of the Sam Walton family and the tremendous success story they made for themselves in corporate America. Not a huge fan more…

'Islamo-fascism'?

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- "President Likens Dewey to Hitler as Fascist Tool." So ran the New York Times headline on Oct. 26, 1948, after what Dewey biographer Richard Norton Smith called a more…

Plain lies, war lies and partisanship

by David Limbaugh -- Democrats are outraged over President Bush's new series of national security speeches. There he goes again, politicizing the war. The Democratic leadership obviously believes the president should muzzle more…

Obama in Africa: Is he really for the poor?

by Larry Elder -- "Village beats the drums for returning son." This Kenyan newspaper headline greeted Sen. Barack Obama, D-Ill., as he arrived, rock-star-like, in that country. Obama, whose father was Kenyan, more…

Why the secrecy over superhighway?

by Joseph Farah -- It's amazing to me that there are still people in denial about efforts to build what is called "the NAFTA superhighway." Sen. Pat Roberts, R-Kan., dismissively ridiculed serious more…

Have they no shame?

by Jane Chastain -- Last Thursday, the FDA announced that it has approved over-the-counter sales for "Plan B," the morning-after pill, which is essentially a mega-dose of the drugs found in birth more…